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Table 4 Site of infection among documented infections. Comparison between groups D and ND

From: De-escalation as part of a global strategy of empiric antibiotherapy management. A retrospective study in a medico-surgical intensive care unit

Site of infection Group D
n= 40
Group ND
n= 39
P-value
   Ventilator-associated pneumonia, n (%) 19 (47.5) 23 (59) 0.07
   Pneumonia, n (%) 11 (27.5) 12 (31) 0.25
   Urinary tract infection, n (%) 2 (5) 3 (7.7) 0.32
   Catheter-related bacteriemia, n (%) 1 (2.5) 0  
   Endocarditis, n (%) 1 (2.5) 0  
   Mediastinitis, n (%) 3 (7.5) 0  
   Peritonitis, n (%) 3 (7.5) 1 (2.6) 0.4
   Meningitis, n (%) 0 0  
   Otorhinolaryngeal infection, n (%) 0 0